We help families through the process of saying farewell by creating meaningful celebration gatherings that honor the love and life of those who have passed. We help families share special and unique remembrances by providing caring guidance and supporting individual wishes.

Our mission has always been to provide excellent service to families while keeping costs affordable. As a long-standing member of the local community, we are a resource for individuals and families for funeral services in Manheim, Lititz, Elizabethtown and the surrounding Lancaster County areas.

We understand that it is not always possible to attend a visitation or service. We’ll create beautiful online memory pages to reach out to those who want to express their love and support. Family and friends may share a condolence or memory, post a photo, watch a webcast of the service, and more.

Please feel free to browse our pages to learn more about preplanning, grief support, traditional funeral and cremation services that we offer. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.


Pocono Manor, PAJune 4, 2019 – William Spence of Manheim, PA, a licensed Pennsylvania funeral director for 25 years, was honored for dedicated professional service by the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association (PFDA).

The award was presented by Stephanie L. Doriguzzi, PFDA President, at a special recognition ceremony event at the 138th Annual PFDA Convention & Expo.

Mr. Spence is a 1993 graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He founded and has owned the William P. Spence Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. in Manheim for 14 years.  Previously, he was employed as a funeral director by the former Frank S. Miller Funeral Home, Inc. in Elizabethtown.

gdhghfdghfdBible2School Receives Donation from Matthews Children’s Foundation

Matthews Children’s Foundation recently presented Manheim, PA-based Bible2School a check for $1,000. Bible2School, a nondenominational faith-based non-profit organization, is committed to serving public school children while using the Bible as the foundation for outreach and education.

Matthews Children’s Foundation of Pittsburgh, PA is a nonprofit organization associated with Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions, leaders in manufacturing and distributing caskets, urns,and other funeral related products. The foundation exclusively supports children’s charities across the U.S. by awarding grants three times a year. Since its inception in 1992, the foundation has granted nearly $5 million to community-based, nonprofit children’s organizations nationwide. All recipients must be recommended by a Matthews Aurora funeral home partner. William P. Spence Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. of Manheim was proud to sponsor and recommend Bible2School to Matthews Children’s Foundation.

“I’m delighted with the board’s choice of Bible2School to receive our most recent donation,”said Derek Miller, Business Development Director for Matthews Aurora Funeral Solutions. “It was very rewarding to hear from Kori firsthand how our funds help connect children with the Bible and God’s Word.” Kori Pennypacker is CEO of Bible2School.

     Funeral Webcasting

Our newest innovation in funeral service, webcasting, allows others to attend your loved one's service. Funeral webcasts are viewed over the internet and are archived for future viewing. We can also produce a DVD of the service as a permanent keepsake.